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Richard Starkey, MBE (born 7 July 1940), better known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for The Beatles. When the band formed in 1960, Starr belonged to another Liverpool band, Rory Storm and the Hurricanes. He became The Beatles' drummer in 1962, taking over from Pete Best. In addition to his contribution as drummer, Starr featured as lead singer on a number of successful Beatles songs (in particular, "With a Little Help from My Friends", "Yellow Submarine", and the Beatles version of "Act Naturally") and as songwriter with the songs "Don't Pass Me By", "What Goes On" and "Octopus's Garden".
March 25, 2011
The former Liverpool home of Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is to be demolished after local campaigning failed. Councillors have finally decided that the property, in Madryn Street, Toxeth, is not worth saving. Read more
March 2, 2011
Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has announced details of a UK tour with his All Starr Band. The musician will perform music-spanning his career at six dates, kicking off at the Hampton Court Palace festival in London on June 17. Read more
February 1, 2011
Ringo Starr could be set to create his own video game, it has been reported. The former Beatles drummer has trademarked the name ‘Ringo’ to be used in game and computer software, reports Uk.gamespot.com. Read more
October 22, 2010
Former Beatles Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr who both among guests at a book launch in London last night (October 21). Sir Paul was on hand to support photographer daughter Mary, whose new book From Where I Stand brings together the best work from her archive. Read more
August 25, 2010
Beatles fans have launched a bid to save drummer Ringo Starr's former Liverpool home from being demolished. Councillors have decided that the property, in Madryn Street, Toxeth, is not worth saving and should be knocked down as past of widespread redevelopment in the area. Read more
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